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Tuesday 3rd January 2012 9:07 am (first posted 10th December 2011)
Liz Lochhead reads My Rival’s House, Imtiaz Dharker reads Honour Killing, Simon Armitage reads An Accommodation, Fleur Adcock reads Strangers On a Tram, Paul Farley reads Treacle, Robin Robertson reads At Roane Head, and Jo Shapcott reads I go Inside the Tree, in a Guardian series of poets reading their own work.
A librarianship student with the Poetry Library at the South Bank in London is doing a study on how people use poetry to support their emotional wellbeing. You can help by completing a short survey.
“It might sound odd to call up-state Huddersfield a mysterious place, but when you get to the end of those valleys and the roads fizzle out, they're great venues for the imagination." Simon Armitage talking about the lure of the Pennines and his new translation, The Death of King Arthur, in a Guardian interview.
BBC Newsnight: Why Oxford’s professor of poetry Geoffrey Hill includes Frankie Howerd and Ken Dodd among his inspirations.
The Poetry Society: Roger McGough’s poem about the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree.